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to be the source of contaminated steroids, which caused a rare form of meningitis. abc's steve osunsami has more. >> reporter: doctors worry this outbreak of fungal meningitis is spreading, potentially affecting more than 1,000 americans recently treated for back pain, with needles that were tainted by a fungus during manufacturing. >> the contaminated medication was a steroid. it was put into a syringe. >> reporter: anyone who has received a steroid injection in the spine since july should check with their doctor to see if it's from the tainted source. >> early anti-fungal treatment can improve the outcome of these patients. >> reporter: ground zero is this specialty pharmacy in massachusetts, where the steroid injections were made. investigators shut down the new england compounding center. but it may have shipped to 23 states. doctors say this is a rare form of meningitis, with symptoms that are easily missed. and it kills by swelling the brain. it is not contagious. but early symptoms can be headaches, fever, a stiff neck. and it can take anywhere from a week to a month to develop. so, healt
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